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Old 11-02-2012, 03:16 PM
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SO Dynamic Discs ran through Golden Gate last weekend with their "Chasin' the Chains" tour and I ended up cashing in the Am side of their singles event. As it were I happened to be looking for a new beefy midrange to compliment my beloved Squalls.

Lo and behold, on their "tasty" table they had a couple 2006 USDGC Special Blend Star Rocs (factory seconds) so I picked one up ($20, I figured, why not?).

First let me confirm this roc is tasty...I was trying to search on here for a breakdown of USDGC rocs but couldn't find one (I'm sure it exists). It's stiff, grippy, and beefy - everything I wanted.

It's made the bag for now. The question is, if I'm looking for 1-2 backups that fly similarly is there a good in-production, easy-to-get Roc? Or do I need to wade into the murky deep that is non-production rocs. I'm really hesitant to enter that rabbit hole, lol.

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Old 11-02-2012, 03:18 PM
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They make a rancho star roc now but I am not sure how it flies in comparison to the usdgc version.
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:19 PM
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I'm no star roc expertbut there is a current run of rancho star rocs that sounds similar to your roc except a touch more flexible. Flies nice and beefy though.
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:20 PM
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discgolfunited.com has them in stock,plus u get a roc patch and a sweet mini for $20

http://www.discgolfunited.com/Store/...rod_cat_id=163
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They had racks of them at USDGC. I felt a few up, they felt just like star plastic. I was going to get some because of the price (also $20) but they really felt no different in my hand than the current production star Rocs so I didn't bother spending the extra money.
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discgolfunited.com has them in stock,plus u get a roc patch and a sweet mini for $20

http://www.discgolfunited.com/Store/...rod_cat_id=163
They are great rocs, I have the same one and love it. The production star are not the same, and are usually extremely domey. Better off to order a couple back ups here... Before I do
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haha, yeah I probably will.

I think these are going to be more beefy than production runs, especially because of their stiffness. From what I've gathered, SB stiff discs (of any mold) are the coveted ones by the pros.

I'm usually very hesitant to go non-production run on discs unless there's a tangible and visible difference, and I think there is here. I'm loving the f2's though, not trying to pay $50 for a disc.
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My star rancho feels stiffer than those '06 SB double stamps, FWIW

Barry Schultz saw them at the pro shop at Winthrop and seemed very excited, though. He didn't buy any.
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My star rancho feels stiffer than those '06 SB double stamps, FWIW

Barry Schultz saw them at the pro shop at Winthrop and seemed very excited, though. He didn't buy any.
Nice. Hold onto that one, it's a keeper, lol!
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Great throwers, they are what is considered the first run of star plastic and they can be easily gotten from the discgolfunited website.
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